Assignment 204 Essay

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Assignment 204 Explain what a social care worker must do if they become aware of unsafe practice If you see someone using unsafe practice, stop them and explain what they have done is wrong and the consequences of their action, offer to show and explain the right way. All unsafe practice must be reported to the senior on duty or manager. They should then set up more training and information for all staff. If nothing comes from informing the manager then you go to their superior if you still see that nothing is getting done you have the right to complain to the social service, CQC, health and safety commission and department of health. Describe what a social care worker must do if unsafe practice is reported but nothing is done to ensure it is corrected. If a care worker has reported an unsafe practice and find that nothing has been done about it, it is their duty to ask the manager why nothing has been done to correct the situation, if still nothing has been done then you need to seek someone of higher authority such as a regional manager and so on, if nothing has still being done about it, then you can contact the Care Quality Commission, the Safeguarding Team at the local Social Services department or the General Social Care Council. Describe three factors that may make individuals more vulnerable to abuse than others. A work setting in a care home could make individuals more vulnerable to abuse because the staff could be untrained, not enough staff on shift or even the stress/pressure of the job An Individual (circumstance) someone who maybe suffering from dementia or some other form of mental health problems maybe disabled someone who is isolated and more vulnerable than others, also people who depend on others to look after them may not be able to stop someone else from hurting them or taking advantage of them Work environment; individuals who work

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